The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 12, 1967 · Page 16
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 12, 1967
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Medallion Fetes Ledyard Man Soren Pedersen, Ledyard, received an official Federal Land Bank commemorative medallion in recognition of his outstanding record as a farmer and citizen last Wednesday evening, Oct. 4. The presentation was made at a dinner at Charlie's Supper Club here, attended by agricultural leaders and members of the Kossuth County Extension Council coming from all townships. Hugh Black, president of the Federal Land Bank Association of Algona, presented the medallion which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Federal Land Bank system. Family group picture shows, seated, Mr. and Mrs. Pedersen, admiring "Provider of Plenty" medallion. Standing, left to right, are their daughter, Mrs. William Tokheim of Swea City, and her husband, current president of Kossuth Farm Bureau; Henry Pedersen, veteran of Vietnam service and now helping with farming; John Pedersen, also helping on the farm; and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Pedersen, operating another family farm in Grant township. Pedersen is one of 88 farmers and ranchers being presented medallions in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. One medallion is being awarded in each association territory. The recipients are representative of the many outstanding farm operators who have contributed much to the economy of our country in meeting the challenge of efficient production of food and fiber for the increasing needs at home and abroad. Pedersen and his family operate 480 acres of land which they own and an additional 80 acres which they rent and have a record of excellent crop yields and successful livestock production using modern farming practices and properly caring for the land. Pedersen has been active in community affairs as director of his local elevator, Midland Co-op Oil Co., Dickinson-Emmet-Kossuth REA, and school board, active in 4-H work and in the E & R church at Ledyard. The Federal Land Bank Association of Algona makes long-term mortgage loans to farmers in Kossuth county. The association is entirely owned by the borrower-members it serves. Directors of the association are President Hugh Black, Algona; Robert Deal, Algona; Donald Usher, Ottosen; Leander Menke, Swea City; and Marvin Junkermeier, Elmore. Employees are Manager E. H. Hutchins and assistants, Helen Haas and Keith Hopp. (Glenn's Studio Photo) Wesley Will Host County Auxiliary WESLEY - American Legion Auxiliary held their regular monthly meeting Oct. 3. They voted to contribute two dollars to the RedCross. Everyone is urged to turn in to Edna Flom their Butternut coffee certificates and instant coffee labels; also eye glasses and eyeglass cases which are needed for Eyes for the Needy. It was reported that the membership quota for this year is 60 and up to that evening 47 have paid their membership dues. It was voted to order 800 poppies. The next business meeting will be Nov. 7. The Kossuth County. Auxiliary meeting will be here Nov. 14. Following the business meeting 500 was played. Lorraine Goetz and Joan Grandgenett were prize winners. Gloria Fries and Jan Beenken were hostesses. - o - Mrs. Jeannine Ackerson entertained her contract bridge club Monday evening last week at Al's Lounge. Sandy Heard was prize winner. Bernie Hamilton was a guest. Betty Bode will have the next party. Lou Bleich, son of Art Blelch, arrived home Oct. 3 from the 8—Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Thursday, Oct. 12, 1967 Naval station at Norfolk, Va. for a 15-day furlough. Mrs. Justine Becker attended the funeral of a cousin, Nick Altman, Thursday at Livermore. The W.S.C.S. met at the Methodist church Thursday. Hostesses were Fern Paulson, Rose Smith, Darlene Smith and Molly Johnson. A board meeting was held at the church that evening. Bernard Erdman of Cedar Rapids spent one day last week with his mother, Mrs. Olive Erdman, and with his sister, Mrs. Chas. Vestrem and family. Mrs. Erdman reports a new grandson who was born Oct. 2 to Mr. and Mrs. Lee (Carol) Smith of Chicago, their first child. Catechism classes began Oct. 7 for children who are not attending St. Joseph's parochial school. Music Mothers met Tuesday afternoon in the Wesley public school building. The Corwith-Wesley Community school will dismiss Thursday afternoon, Oct. 19, and will be closed the next day as the members of the faculty will attend a teacher's convention. Mrs. L. L. Lease returned Oct. 3 from Hanlontown where she was a companion for her sister, Mrs. Marion Hall for ten days while her husband was on a fishing trip to northern Minnesota. Mrs. Hall is recuperating from surgery. Mr. and Mrs. Lease spent a recent weekend with her brother, Melvin Hall and wife at Tipton. Mrs. Elmer Doughan and Mrs. Herman Bode attended the meet- ing of the Jolly Dozen at the Jack Devine home in Britt Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Rusk of Grand Lakes, Colo., stopped briefly in Wesley recently. They were Wesley residents in the mid-EC's and he was professor in the public school. Mrs. A. C. Discher and Anne Flom go to Mankato, Minn, each Tuesday evening and each take a class at Mankato State College. Mrs. Discher is a junior high instructor and Miss Flom is a kindergarten teacher in the Corwith-Wesley Community school. Yeoman Mike Weig of Corpus Christ!, Tex., arrived home the forepart of last week and will spend 15 days with his parents, the Joe Weigs. Mrs. Jo Meurer spent several days recently with her daughter and family, the Don Vogels at Lohrville. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Merle Peterson Oct. 2 in the Britt hospital. The 7 lb., 9 oz. infant was named Lisa Renae and she has a 2-year-old sister, Pamela. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Peterson are the paternal grandparents. The ladies of the White Cross met at the Evangelical Free church Thursday to do mission work. They cut quilt blocks, and rolled bandages. Mrs. Fred Bentele and Lois were hostesses. Mesdames Curtis Anderson, R. Jongewaard, Lester Larson, Geo. Seaberg, Marie Starquist, Alma Funnemark and Lois Bentele attended the Harvest Home Festival at the Evangelical Free Home in Boone Tuesday. They visited Mrs. Percy Carlsson, a resident at the home. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Brayton of Ft. Dodge were Sunday guests in the Clare Robinson home. Mr. Brayton is a brother of Mrs. Robinson. The Bill Robinsons of Madison, Wise, are expected to spent the Oct. 21 weekend with his parents, the Clare Robinsons, and with other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ricke spent the Oct. 1 weekend in the parental Geo. Rlcke and Jack Lickteig homes. They recently moved from Muscatine to Davenport. Ottosen Church Group Elects New Officers OTTOSEN - American Lutheran church women met Wednesday in the church parlors with Mrs. Donald Usher as hostess. Mrs. Ivan Evenson gave devotions. A skit was given in observance of the 450th anniversary of the Reformation. Taking part were Mrs. Louis Jacobson, Mrs.Robt. LeMont, Mrs. Ivan Evenson and Mrs. Richard Kinseth. Mrs. Raymond Loos was the reader. Mrs. Loran Daniel announced that thank offering boxes would be received in November. Election of officers was held. Mrs. Ivan Evenson was reelected president, Mrs. Percy Watnem, vice president, Mrs. Darrel Jones, secretary, Mrs. Chester Alme was re-elected treasurer, Mrs. LeMont was reelected secretary of education, and Mrs. Raymond Loos was elected secretary of stewardship. Mrs. Earl Olson announced a meeting to be held Wednesday, night, Oct. 18 at 8 p. m. at the social room under the post office. It will be given by the Humboldt County Extension and will be on consumer education. Men and women are invited to attend. Mrs. Johnson of Kansas City will be the speaker and will discuss the effective use of drugs and how to avoid phoney cures. - o- Mrs. Ralph Richards reports that $35.62 has been received in the Iowa Children's fund drive to date. Mrs. H. D. Benson, Mrs. Ralph Richards, Mrs. Albert Thorsen and Mrs. W. G. Cooper attended a U.P.W. meeting at Pocahontas Thursday night. United Presbyterian women met Friday with Mrs. Essie Cooper hostess. Naomi Struthers gave the lesson. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jacobs of Bradgate were Sunday night visitors at the Laurel Worster home. Mrs. LeRoy Kleppe of Eagle Grove and Mrs. Rena Enockson were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Clara Solberg and Oliver Christiansen. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Watnem were Sunday supper guests at the Bruce Watnem home at Humboldt. The supper was for Danny Wat- nem's ninth birthday. following a raid on a German-occupied chateau, Lev Marvin, far left, and Charles Branson arc helped out of their /Vast uniform* by Jim lirou-n and John Cassavetes in tills scene from MGM's "The Dirty Dosen." The dynamite-packed drama tells the story of twelve convicteil fit's ivho an' given an opportuiiity to cheat the hangman by executing a dangerous mission behind German lines during World War II. /I Kenneth llyman production in Melrocolor, the OK islanding caul also stars Krnesl llorgnine, Richard Jaeckel, George kcnne<ly, Trini Lopes, Ralph Meeker, Hubert Ryan, Telly Savakm, Clint Walker and Robert Webber. Robert .tldrich din-fli-il. Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Pentlco of Storm Lake and Mrs. Ralph Richards were Sunday visitors at the Ray Pentico home. Margaret Holt and Mrs. Loran panielwere Sunday dinner guests at the Omer Edwards home at Emmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Coyle were Sunday visitors at the Bernard Coyle home at Lu Verne. Postmaster Mrs. H. D. Benson and Mr. Benson attended a postmaster's meeting at Ft. Dodge Monday. Mrs. Clara Solberg and Oliver Christiansen were Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Thor Selvig home at Bode. Mrs. Gail Stoddard and family of Titonka were Sunday visitors at the home of Mrs. Kate Jacobson and LeRoy. Mr. and Mrs. Arne Jotten were Saturday night visitors at the Ray Pentico home. Mrs. Laurel Worster visited her mother, Mrs. Anna Honn, at Humboldt Sunday. Air Medal To Colonel From Ledyard GRANDVIEW, MO. - Colonel William M. McDonald, son of Mrs. Ella S. McDonald of Ledyard, Iowa, has received the U. S. Air Force Commendation Medal at Richards-Gebaur AFB, Mo. Colonel McDonald was decorated for meritorious service as director of command control, Deputy Chief of Staff for operations, Twenty First Air Force Headquarters, McGuire AFB, N. J. He was cited for his outstanding leadership and ability. The colonel is now at Richards- Gebaur as commander of the Central Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Center. He is a member of the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service which flies combat and peacetime air rescue and aeromedical evacuation missions. move clock ft o Q o o o o o_o_PAPjUUUUm3 ALGONA THEATRE THURSDAY thru WEDNESDAY- ONE COMPLETE SHOWING EACH EVENING. Complete program begins: 7:30 p. m. "The Dirty Dozen" — 8:05 p. m. FRIDAY, the 13TH - Complete program begins: 11 p.m. "Devils Own" - 11 p. m. "Prehistoric Women"-12:30 a. m. SATURDAY MATINEE ONLY- Complete program begins: 1:30 p.m. "Tarzan'sSChallenges"- 2 p. m. SATURDAY EVENING ONLY- Complete Program begins: 6:45— 9:30 p. m. "The Dirty Dozen" 7:00-9:40 p. m. SUNDAY - Complete Program begins: 1:00-3:45-6:30-9:30 p. m. "The Dirty Dozen" 1:15 - 4:00 - 7:00 - 9:40 p.m. ALGONA "THE DIRTY DOZEN" RAID A GERMAN CHATEAU IN DYNAMIC FILM •wnesr PEVUS OIVN" Colonel McDonald was commissioned in 1945 through the aviation cadet program and served during the Korean War. He also participated in the Congo crisis. A graduate of Ledyard Consolidated High School, the colonel attended College of St. Thomas in St. Paul. His wife, Evelyn, is the daughter of Floyd G. Col well of Dakota City, Iowa. unrnts TO TNI EDIT** Upper Des Moines Publishing Co. East Call Street Algona, Iowa Dear Russ: It is now apparent that the St. Ann Hospital Fund Campaign will reach its goal. The people in this area will be rewarded for their generosity of time and money by the knowledge that they will soon have one of the most up-to-date hospitals in Iowa. I wish to thank you for the high quantity and quality of publicity you so willingly donated. Your cooperation and assistance contributed substantially to the success of the drive. Sincerely, Harry L. Greenberg Chairman St. Ann Hospital Campaign -62nd- Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Burmeister, Marion, celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on September 27th. The Burmeisterswere married near Norway and have lived in North Liberty, Center Junction, Mechanicsville and Cedar Rapids. 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